Wednesday, March 9, 2016

OXFAM Vacancy: Finance Officer for Economic Justice Programme, based in Jakarta (FO-EJP)


OXFAM is an International Non Governmental Organisation working across the world with a vision of just a world without poverty: a world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all human beings are valued and treated equally.    

Vision for Indonesia
We envision an Indonesia where women are equal citizens and everyone can enjoy their rights even in times of shocks and disaster.

This position is for Indonesian Nationals only, based in Jakarta Office, Fixed Term Contract for one year (extension possible). And on D level. Finance Officer - Economic Justice Programme

Job Purpose:
Under the supervision of Senior Program Finance Officer RiC & EJP, Project Managers/Program Coordinator, she/he will provide finance assistance and program support to the management of the Economic Justice Program.

Key Responsibility:

  1. Support Oxfam Project Manager(s) with the financial management of  the EJ Projects.
  2. Responsible for the statement of expenditure against budget on EJ projects on a regular basis and that will assist project planning and delivery.  
  3. Assist with the transactional and reporting aspects of the financial management systems of the relief program.
  4. Prepare for financial reporting for internal and external stakeholder with support by Senior Finance Officer.
  5. Assist the Senior Finance Officer with the financial management of the EJ Programme.
  6. Contribute to the implementation of financial systems and control.   This includes training and briefings for staff and project partners on procedures and ensuring that financial systems are adhered to by EJ staff and partners and comply with the International Division Finance and Indonesia Finance Procedures.
  7. Contribute to the finance operations this includes: payment processes; maintenance of cash and bank books; submission of on-line accounting returns to the Regional Centre; production of timely management information; verify cheque payment vouchers.
  8. Manage the security of cash, namely cash forecasting, transfer, transportation and storage. This includes preparing cash forecast and submitting requests for top-ups.
  9. To work with logistics and office admin staff to ensure that vulnerable and fixed assets are treated in adherence to Finance’s minimum standards.
  10. Contribute to partner financial system and control.   This includes conducting partner financial assessment and building capacity of partners to comply with Oxfam and donor standard, including the regular partner financial monitoring.
  11. Communicate with local external contacts, such as the bank and suppliers, if needed.
Job Requirements:
- Minimum of 2 years experience working with a Local NGO or and INGO working with local NGO partners as finance staff.- Education to university degree on finance or accounting .
 Ability to prioritize own workload, to work independently and to work to deadlines.
- Have a good communication skills and adaptability to the diverse and difficult circumstances.
- Well developed interpersonal and team skills and proven ability to be flexible in demanding situations.
- Willingness to travel at short notice and to remote locations.
- Share the common values with the aims and objectives of Oxfam to work with others overcoming poverty and suffering.
- Commit to gender equality values and  non-discrimination, also commitment to child protection.

- Good written and spoken English 
- Have sufficient knowledge on the dynamic of civil society group in Indonesia.  
- Previous working experience with Oxfam.
- Previous experience in managing project finance funded by institutional donors (e.g. EU, DFAT, SIDA)

OTHER: Possible visits to the field and meeting with partners.
Closing date for all applications is: March 14th, 2016
Send your complete application along with your CV to  and mention the position title (FO-EJP) in the subject of the email.

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